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Nathan Norman Eglit


Graduate of the University of Illinois Law School in 1929. He was admitted to the Illinois bar that same year. Practiced as an attorney in Chicago, Illinois. Married to Grace with a son.

He contributed articles to Coin World, Numismatic Scrapbook Magazine, The Numismatist and World Coins. He had been associate editor of the TAMS Journal. His series on "Numismatic Ceramics" ran in World Coins. He received three Heath Literary Awards and several other honors.

Author of Columbiana, The Medallic History of Christopher Columbus and the Columbian Exposition of 1893 in 1965 @ $3.50. Author of articles on medals in various publications. Consigned collection to four sales by Katen, Kolbe, and Johnson and Jensen 1969 to 1982. His library was sold at auction by the Katens in 1969.

At the time of death he was a resident of Chicago.

profile: CW 4/27/66 (photo)

obit: CW 7/15/1981 (photo);

NUM 94 Sep 1981 page 2443;


Source credit: Pete Smith, American Numismatic Biographies


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